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Still looking for something productive to do in the long vacation…..?

Then check out MyCareerHub! – there’re still lots of summer work opportunities being advertised there.  From summer play-worker to Historic Scotland visitor assistant, heaps of Festival opportunities, activity leader,  summer camps at home an abroad……there’s still a wide range of things to apply for – browse MyCareerHub now! … Continue reading

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Work experience, volunteering, internships….why are they important?

……..to make sure you’re in the best position to move on into the work/study area of your choice on graduation! With hundreds of opportunities already being advertised on our vacancy database, MyCareerHub alone, the start of semester, before the academic work really kicks … Continue reading

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Add value to you summer work/volunteering with the Edinburgh Award

Over the long summer vacation, many of you will be working/volunteering to gain relevant experience, evidence your skills to future employers, and last but not least, earn some cash! (And if you’re still looking for summer opportunities, check our website … Continue reading

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Experience in Publishing – one student’s story….

Charlotte Brady, philosophy  year 4 Deciding to pursue a career in the creative industries, particularly publishing and journalism, can invite a lot of horror stories about a dark abyss of unemployment and despair. Thankfully, when you’re a Philosophy undergraduate, you’re fairly used … Continue reading

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Still looking for something productive to do this summer…….?

Then check out MyCareerHub! – there’re still lots of summer work opportunities being advertised there.  From summer play-worker to Historic Scotland visitor assistant, heaps of Festival opportunities, activity leader,  summer camps at home an abroad……there’s still a wide range of things to apply for … Continue reading

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Internships/Work experience – what counts…..?

This week I ran a small group workshop focusing on internships and work experience, and just what these terms mean. The idea behind small-group work is that everyone contributes and learns from each other, and I’m delighted to say that everyone … Continue reading

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Going Global – why, what, where, how?! – getting started….

You’re no doubt aware of some of the opportunities for you to internationalise your university experience – via study abroad exchange programmes in your penultimate year,  volunteering and paid vacation work, ‘gap year’ work and travel immediately on graduation etc. But have … Continue reading

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